Homicide Victim
Bardstown, Kentucky
November 19, 2016

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The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the homicide of Tommy Ballard.


After his daughter, Crystal Rogers, disappeared in July 2015, Tommy Ballard created Team Crystal, a group  of Bardstown, Kentucky, community members dedicated to finding Crystal and bringing her home.

On the morning of November 19, 2016, sixteen months after Crystal’s disappearance, Ballard was preparing for a hunting trip with his 12-year-old grandson on family property next to Bluegrass Parkway in Bardstown, Kentucky. An unknown subject fired one shot and hit Ballard in the chest and instantly killed him.


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